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Oversight Committee hears testimony in prison closure

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Michigan Senate Oversight Committee met Tuesday in Lansing to hear testimony regarding an auditor general's report concerning the Michigan Depar...

 

Mercer primary narrows field

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com MERCER, Wis. — The ballotis set for the April 2 general election after Tuesday’s primary narrowed the field for the Mercer Town Board. Town voters chose between seven candidates in the primary, with...

 

DAP recognizes national Youth Art Month

IRONWOOD - The Downtown Art Place will celebrate Youth Art Month in March as it continues to provide an opportunity for area students to showcase their artwork and for the public to recognize the...

 

Hurley board sticks with mascot change

By RICHARD JENKINS and BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — The Hurley School Board acknowledged mistakes had been made in the process, but voted Monday to proceed with plans to change...

 

Marenisco board discusses possible marijuana enterprise

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com MARENISCO - The question of how to manage the recreational marijuana business was a topic at a Monday evening meeting of the Marenisco Township board. Board...

 

Ontonagon Area Schools on verge of making days up

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — If the stormy winter weather does not calm down now, Ontonagon students will be going to school in the summer. Ontonagon Area School District Superintendent Jim Bobula told the Ontonagon School Board...

 

Olympus crews, volunteers help make races happen

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus featured USSA Prostar racing Saturday and Sunday at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds. Race Director Tom Auvinen said...

 

Ontonagon man's house burns 2 days after death

ONTONAGON — The home of an Ontonagon man who died two days before, burned to the ground on Saturday. Ontonagon Village fire official Jim Miles said he is “leaning to a heating involvement fire” which destroyed the home of the late Robert...

 

Wakefield Fire Department holds fishing contest

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Fire Department held its 10th annual fishing contest on Saturday on Sunday Lake. Volunteer fireman and chairman of the fishing...

 

Bessemer DDA matches funds for marketing grant

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER — Members of Bessemer’s downtown development authority voted Thursday to commit $2,000 toward a mini-marketing grant that they hope will help them to attract new residents to the city. Board...

 

Hurley student honored for scout project

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailynews.com HURLEY - The Hurley school presented a plaque made by Northwood Manufacturing to Trevor Lesch Thursday for planting trees at the school for his project to...

 

New Michigan 'Move Over Law' takes effect

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield — The Michigan State Police issued a legal update on its “Move Over Law” to expand the law from all emergency vehicles to now include snowplows, garbage trucks, wrecker, utility vehicles and...

 

Red Bull 400 returns

IRONWOOD - The Red Bull 400 will return to Copper Peak May 11. Last year, the inaugural competition saw more than 450 local, regional and international competitors in a 400-meter race which included s...

 

Wakefield municipal building remodeling done for now

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD - Remodeling of the office areas in the Wakefield municipal building is complete, and a public-use agreement for the building's new gym is official....

 

Accidental gun shot locks down Ironwood Walmart

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com IRONWOOD — The accidental discharge of a gun drew a police response and temporarily locked down the Ironwood Walmart Thursday afternoon. Deputies with the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department...

 

Superior man sentenced for fatal accident

By RICHARD JENKINS rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com HURLEY — A Superior, Wis., man pleaded no contest to three counts and was sentenced in Iron County court Wednesday for his role in a fatal car crash in the town of Saxon. Jesse Troy Gasper, 35, was...

 

Lorenson appointed to Gogebic County Board of Commissioners

By BRYAN HELLIOS news@yourdailyglobe.com BESSEMER - The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners approved James Lorenson's appointment to the board and he was sworn into office by County Clerk Gerry...

 

GCC negotiating with presidential candidate

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College officials are in contract negotiations with Stacy Young, of Goshen, Ind., with hopes she'll become the next president of the college. “Dr. Young is a forward thinking and entrepreneurial leader. She is...

 

Hurley City Council hears update on sewer problems

By Bryan Hellios news@yourdailynews.com HURLEY — The Hurley City Council heard an update on the sewer deficiencies from city employee Gary Laguna at a Tuesday night meeting. Laguna said from October 2012 through June of 2018 the city of Hurley...

 

GIANT search leads to Ironwood arrest

IRONWOOD — One man is in custody following the execution of a search warrant in the city of Ironwood Tuesday. The Gogebic Iron Area Narcotics Team executed the warrant as part of an investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in Michigan and...

 

Ontonagon village requests funding for demolition

By JAN TUCKER jantuck@jamadots.com ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Village Council Monday is asking for funds under the Michigan Rural Community Demolition grant program for funds to demolish the former Wager’s Restaurant/Captains Lounge Building on...

 

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